June 2015 (4)
Jun 20 2015 7:00AM
This Father’s Day, send a message of support to Raif Badawi and his family

"We are waiting for the day when your flight will land in Montreal. You will see me waiting for you and crying. I won't stop until you have taken me in your arms and dried my tears." Doudi, Raif Badawi’s son Ten-year-old Doudi and his...

Jun 17 2015 1:14PM
After four decades on Japan's death row, Okunishi should be retried, not hanged

Okunishi Masaru is Japan’s longest serving death row inmate. This week marks 43 years since Japan's Supreme Court confirmed Okunishi's death sentence, two years after he was sent to death row. Okunishi has spent over half his life...

Jun 11 2015 12:20PM
Raif’s lashes could resume tomorrow – we need your urgent help

Update 12 June: Raif not flogged - for now Raif wasn't flogged this morning - the authorities gave no explanation to the reason behind this. While it's a relief that he was not lashed, the threat of flogging continues each and every...

Jun 5 2015 3:27PM
Keep marchers safe at Kyiv Pride

Update, 9 June: Kyiv Pride went ahead on Saturday with around 250 people marching in the Ukrainian capital. Unfortunately events were marred by homophobic violence that left 10 marchers and 5 police officers injured, despite over 1500...